With an estimated budget of $2.6 billion, Inglewood’s new NFL stadium may be the most expensive ground-up development underway in Los Angeles County. A camera perched above the sprawling construction site now offers a real time look at progress on the future 70,000-seat venue, which will soon be home to both the Rams and the Chargers. At this point, the project appears to be little more than a vast dirt lot, although the level of activity on the property will undoubtedly increase as the stadium approaches its 2019 opening date. Continu reading
Yesterday, a cadre of local officials and former athletes joined NFL Commissioner and Rams owner Stan Kroenke to break ground on the Rams’ highly anticipated Inglewood stadium.
The $2.66-billion project, located at the former Hollywood Park racetrack, will seat over 70,000 spectators for NFL games starting in 2019. The Los Angeles Times reports that the facility could also play host to events such as the NCAA Final Four, the College Football Playoffs and events for the LA 2024 Olympic bid. Continu to read
The removal of two of Hollywood Park’s landmark freeway signs signals that the planned redevelopment of the former racetrack has is on the cusp of begining material construction.
The sprawling project site – bounded by Century Boulevard, Prairie Avenue and Pincay Drive – will be converted by real estate firms Wilson Meany and Stockbridge Capital Group over the next decade into a mixed-use neighborhood featuring some 3,000 residential units, 620,00 square feet of stores and restaurants, a 300-key hotel and 25 acres of public parks. The 298-acre property – larger than the entirety of Disneyland – would function as a second downtown for the City of Inglewood. Continu to read
In January, the resurrection of the Los Angeles Rams marked the end of the NFL’s 20-year absence in Southern California. The team has now settled into temporary accommodations at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, and will play its home games at a $2.66-billion stadium in Inglewood by the year 2018. Please read
Football in Los Angeles is back in a big way.
The Rams were warmly welcomed back to the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on Saturday with a record 89,140 fans in attendance: the largest crowd to ever watch a preseason football game in NFL history. Read some more
It has been 20 years since Los Angeles The second biggest marquet in the country didnt have a football team. On their first preseason game they have broken a record. That was magical. Can They keep up with this? Time will tell base on performance. The romance has just started.